Teddy Gentry
Teddy Gentry
Celebrated Name: Teddy Gentry
Real Name/Full Name: Teddy Wayne Gentry
Gender: Male
Age: 72 years old
Birth Date: 22 January 1952
Birth Place: Fort Payne, Alabama, U.S.
Nationality: American
Height: 1.82 m
Weight: 60 Kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Linda Gentry (m, unknown)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Josh and Sally Gentry)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Teddy Gentry Gay?: No
Profession: Bassist, Singer, and Songwriter
Net Worth in 2024: $6 Million
Last Updated: May 2024

Teddy Gentry is a popular American bassist, singer, and songwriter. He is most well-known for being a bass player and vocalist of the immensely popular country music band, Alabama. The band is considered to be one of the greatest country music bands of all time and was inducted into the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum in 2019.

Some of their most popular singles include,  “Love in the First Degree” (1981), “Dixieland Delight” (1983), “If You’re Gonna Play in Texas (You Gotta Have a Fiddle in the Band)” (1984), and “Song of the South” (1988).

Maybe you know about Teddy Gentry very well But do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Teddy Gentry’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Teddy Gentry, whose full name is Teddy Wayne Gentry, was born on the 22nd of January 1952 in Fort Payne, Alabama, U.S. The identity of his parents and occupations isn’t known yet. It also isn’t known if he has any siblings. What’s quite well-known is that Alabama band members, Randy Owen and Jeff Cook are his cousins.

Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Being born on 22 January 1952, Teddy Gentry is 72 years old as of today’s date 18th May 2024. His height is 1.82 m tall, and weight is 60 Kg.

Personal Life: wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids

Teddy Gentry is a married man. He has been married to Linda Gentry for more than three decades, who is a songwriter by profession. Together, they have a son, Josh Gentry and a daughter whose name is Sally Gentry.


Teddy Gentry is most well-known for being a bass player and vocalist of the popular country music band, “Alabama”. The band was founded by him and Randy Owen in Fort Payne, Alabama, in 1969. They were soon joined by another cousin, Jeff Cook.

The band was initially known as Wild Country and only changed its name to Alabama in 1977. In 1977 itself, they released the debut single, “I Want to Be with You Tonight”, which captured the 78th position on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts. Mark Herndon joined the band in 1979.

A year later, in 1980, the band released “I Wanna Come Over”, which became their first radio hit and was among the Top 40 in the Billboard country chart.

In the same year, they released the song, “Tennessee River” which captured the top position on the Billboard Hot Country Singles Chart. “Tennessee River” was among 34 singles that topped the Billboard Hot Country Singles Chart. These singles include, “Love in the First Degree” (1981), “Dixieland Delight” (1983), and “Song of the South” (1988).

In 1990, the band released the song,  “Jukebox in My Mind” which not only captured the top position of the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart but also spent four weeks at that position. What made Alabama special was its blend of traditional country music and Southern rock combined with elements of bluegrass, folk, gospel, and pop music.

Awards & Achievements

  • Alabama was the winner of the 1983 and 1984 Grammy Awards in the Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal for “Mountain Music” and “The Closer You Get”.
  • As a member of Alabama, he was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in 2005.

Net Worth & Salary of Teddy Gentry in 2024

Teddy Gentry Net Worth
Teddy Gentry Net Worth

As of May 2024, Teddy Gentry has garnered a net worth of $6 Million. He has garnered almost all of his earnings from his music career. Seeing how he is a member of one of the most popular country music bands of all time, it’s no surprise that he has already garnered such a huge net worth. His Bent Tree Farms cattle business has only added to his net worth.

Teddy Gentry has been a great musician and quite frankly, there’s no disputing. With that being said, we wish him the best of luck and health for his future. We thank him for giving us multiple evergreen songs over the years.


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